Fox 4 Baby Boom Bonus
LEE COUNTY - Fox 4 is sharing more information about the mini baby boom that has so many of our viewers and Facebook friends talking.
Anchors Amy Wegmann and Lisa Spooner just gave birth in December. And so did Fox 4 Rising producer Cassie Foster. The station's promotions producer coodinator, Eric Njoroge, became a new dad in November.
A fifth Fox 4 staffer, marketing consultant Taylor Horn, and her husband Steve are expecting a little girl (to be named Harper) in three weeks!
Amy and her husband Trey welcomed their first child, Jude, into the world in early December. He's named after his dad whose middle name is Jude (a name Trey shares with his father and grandfather.) His middle name is Phillip in honor of Amy's uncle who is very special to her.
Jude Phillip has been growing fast.
"When he was born he was in 95 percentile for weight and height and now he's just off the charts!" says Amy.
Jude weighed in at exactly nine pounds when he was born by C-section on December fifth after 26 hours of labor.
"I'm over-protective already so we'll see when the girls start coming around!" jokes Amy.
Lisa Spooner gave birth to Alexa Marie who weighed a little over 7 pounds when she arrived on December 19th after 12 hours of labor.
Lisa explains how she and her husband, Ron, chose the names.
Alexa Marie was delivered naturally and fairly quickly!
"I stopped work on a Friday and she was born on a Monday!" says Lisa.
Her husband Ron was at her side the whole time.
"He was completely supportive and wonderful!" says Lisa.
"She's a daddy's girl," says Lisa who points out Alexa has her dad's baby blue eyes.
"I admit, I'm a sucker for her too!" she added.
In the days between the birth of Amy's baby and Lisa's baby, Fox 4 Rising producer Cassie Foster and her husband John welcomed a beautiful baby girl named Reagan Elizabeth.
And, just a few weeks before that, Fox 4 Promotions Producer Coodinator, Eric Njoroge, and his wife Julia welcomed a baby boy into the world.
His name is Michael Muchunu.
"He's a great little guy," says Eric.
Michael was born three months prematurely.
So he spent the first few months of his life at a local hospital.
"The nurses seem to love him!" he adds.
Eric and his wife are planning to bring him home soon.